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Buck Owens

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Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Sherman, TX
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Sherman, TX
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (76)

About

American county singer with the group the Buckaroos, known for pioneering the Bakersfield Sound. He could play the fiddle and the steel guitar.

Before Fame

He decided he wanted to be called Buck at the age of four. He was the co-host of a show on the radio called Buck and Britt.

Trivia

He released ten #1 country albums from 1963 to 1968.

Family Life

He married his fourth wife, Jennifer Smith, in 1979.

Associated With

He hosted the western TV series Hee Haw with Roy Clark from 1969 to 1986.